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Robert Yee is a PhD candidate in the Department of History at Princeton University. His research interests are in economic and financial history of the United States and Europe; central banking and monetary policy; and international institutions and governance.

He has been affiliated with the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance, the Centre for History and Economics, and the Institut für Weltwirtschaft. His research has been published in the Financial History Review, Studies in Applied Economics, and Center for Financial Stability: Papers in Financial History.

Born and raised in Massachusetts, he received a BA in History and in Economics from Vanderbilt University. Prior to arriving at Princeton, he worked as a Business Analyst at Visa and as a Research Associate at the Center for Financial Stability.


Recent articles include:

– “Reparations Revisited: The Role of Economic Advisers in Reforming German Central Banking and Public Finance.” Financial History Review 27, no. 1 (April 2020): 45–72. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0968565019000258.

– (with Kurt Schuler and Theresa Williamson). “The Washington Consensus in History: An Interview with John Williamson.” Center for Financial Stability: Papers in Financial History (January 2020). http://www.centerforfinancialstability.org/speeches/John_Williamson_Interview.pdf.